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ASPRS Columbia River & URISA Present

22nd Annual GIS In Action Conference:
April 16th & April 17th, 2014
(Workshops April 15th)

Held at Portland State University

Please mark your calendars for the TWENTY-SECOND Annual GIS In Action Conference, hosted by the Columbia River Region of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and the Oregon-Southwest Washington Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). This year, we are back at Portland State University! Each year ASPRS and URISA collaborate to hold this informational conference on current issues in the Geospatial Information Community. Join us for what will surely be another successful opportunity to meet with colleagues in the geospatial industries and organizations, to learn about emerging topics and recent advances in GIS applications, and to discuss our problems and solutions together. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet and network with GIS professionals from the region. Find out who is doing what, and how.

We have a new conference only web site.

Register now for the upcoming GIS in Action conference April 16 & 17, 2014 held at Portland State University.

There are several pre-conference workshops being held on Tuesday, April 15th, the day before the conference. These workshops are all offered at a discount to conference attendees.

Here is the list of workshops with detailed descriptions on the web site

  • Working with Real-Time high precision GPS/GNSS in ESRI's mobile software (ArcPad and ArcGIS for Mobile)
  • Working with ModelBuilder
  • Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python
  • Cartographic Design in GIS
  • Working with US Census data
Call for posters!
Poetical Poster Contestants, Participants at the 2014 GIS in Action conference will have the opportunity to present a poster and engage in a competition, which includes prizes in different poster categories. Anyone going to the conference can enter to display their poster. Details for entry to the competition are below. You can enter a digital and/or paper version. The deadline to enter is the beginning of the conference.

Voting will happen on all posters and winners will receive $50 REI gift certificates for first place and $25 certificate for second place for five categories.
If you plan to enter a poster please send an e-mail to postercontest.gisinaction@gmail.com.
More information about the Posters is on the Program tab on our new web site

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Please, join us for the

Columbia River Region ASPRS Annual Dinner

Date: 21 February 2014

Paragon Restaurant & Bar
1309 NW Hoyt
Portland, OR 97209

5:30 - 6:30 PM: Drinks & Appetizers

6:30 - 7:30 PM: Dinner

7:30 - 8:30 PM: Business meeting, installation of new officers, &
a special presentation by the University of Oregon ASPRS Student Chapter

*** Door prizes to follow ***

Please, RSVP to Marcus Glass at consortiummapping@gmail.com by 15 February 2014

ASRPS Members: $25.00/individual, $40.00/couple, $10.00/student

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Date: 25 October 2013
Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm (Set-up time available for presenters: 8:00am to 9:00am)
Location: Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, Washington 98661, 360-696-8478
Parking: Ample free parking is available on site


Registration/Abstract Deadline: 24 October 2013

** Fill out and submit the registration form here

** See the attached form for credit card payments.


Anyone interested in attending or wishing to share information about their work is welcome. No commercial presentations or endorsements are allowed.

We particularly want to encourage non-members to come find out more about ASPRS. As an encouragement, the registration fee will be waived for student attendees who wish to join ASPRS on the day of the exchange.



Contact Information:
Marcus Glass | Columbia River Region | mglass42@gmail.com
Dave Brown | Puget Sound Region | Dave.Brown@terraremote.com  

 

ASPRS Columbia River & Puget Sound Regions

17th Annual Technical Exchange

The technical exchange is an informal opportunity for people interested in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, and GIS to learn more about how these fields are being applied in resource management, government, academia, and business within our region. This day-long event is a great opportunity to hear local practitioners and students present a 20 minute talk on one of their current or recent projects, as well as make new contacts or refresh old ones.


Date: 25 October 2013
Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm (Set-up time available for presenters: 8:00am to 9:00am)
Location: Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, Washington 98661, 360-696-8478
Parking: Ample free parking is available on site


Registration/Abstract Deadline: 24 October 2013

** Fill out and submit the registration form here

** See the attached form for credit card payments.


Anyone interested in attending or wishing to share information about their work is welcome. No commercial presentations or endorsements are allowed.

We particularly want to encourage non-members to come find out more about ASPRS. As an encouragement, the registration fee will be waived for student attendees who wish to join ASPRS on the day of the exchange.



Contact Information:
Marcus Glass | Columbia River Region | mglass42@gmail.com
Dave Brown | Puget Sound Region | Dave.Brown@terraremote.com  

Columbia River Region Sponsors